Wheeling 3102 reverses back toward the main in Medina after working Plasti-Pak on a Sunday afternoon.
Ore struggles east above Mingo Creek, but route 43 is even higher above the Wheeling.
W&LE run through coke train rolls through the little town of Sykesville, Maryland. Off in the distance you can see the historic EF Baldwin designed B&O station that now serves as a food establishm... (more)
A westbound empty coke train passing under a vintage B&O signal bridge at Great Cacapon, WV.
A W&LE ore train rolls east past CSX's WB tower.
Something you don't see everyday....check out the pseudo Air Conditioning!
We got lucky here, with the empty ore train showing up just a few moments before sunset. With shadows growing longer by the minute, 3102 heads west at 8:04PM.
One of the toughest things to catch on the Wheeling, three black and orange units on the same train.
Upon exiting Temple Tunnel, the 3102 practically glows in the late evening light. The conductor is getting the full effect of a July sunset while the engineer remains at least partially in the sh... (more)
Taking advantage of a great heads-up, I had enough time to hike in to Perry Viaduct. After seeing some amazing photos taken here during the N&W days by E. Roy Ward and Gene P. Schaeffer, I finall... (more)
Wide angle view of the W&LE run through ore train
K110 Straddles the W Va / Md State Line just east of Green Spring where the Potomac Forks.. AKA.. where the N & S Branch river meet originally the area was referred to as "French" in the B&O days
K110 Straddles the W Va / Md State Line near Green Spring where the Potomac Forks AKA.. where the N & S Branch river meet originally the area was referred to as "French" in the B&O days
2 railfans I met(standing on the bridge below train) at Sand Patch met up with the K110 Wheeling and Lake Erie ore train waiting for a spot in CSX's Cumberland Yard.